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Foster Youth Writing Contest Offers Cash Prizes and Publication — Deadline Extended to March 1

Fostering Media Connections (FMC) is running its 2nd Annual Youth Voice Writing Contest, which offers prizes of up to $500 and the chance to be published in The Chronicle of Social Change and our bi-monthly […]

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Michele Bachmann Talks Foster Parenting, the Foster Youth Caucus and Uninterrupted Scholars

The day before Congress went into summer recess on August 3rd, Representative Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) sat down with FMC’s Daniel Heimpel to discuss her experience as a foster mother, the formation of the Congressional Caucus […]

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Sen. Mary Landrieu Talks Foster Care, Education and a Growing Movement

On August 2nd, Sens. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Mark Begich (D-Ala.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) introduced  the Uninterrupted Scholars Act. The bill would amend education […]

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Capital View on Kids

The latest news on children and families in Washington D.C. Affordable Care Act Stands Along With Children’s Provisions On Thursday, June 28 the Supreme Court ruled in National Federation of Independent Businesses V. Sebelius, Secretary […]